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Day One "Ouch" - Boston, MA
- posted 2 years ago
- updated 2 years ago
- Worth It
- Cost: $6,400
- Thomas family dentist Milton (Boston)
Well let me first start by saying I'm a big...
- 1 Sep 2010
Well let me first start by saying I'm a big baby when it comes to the dentist. I stress and groan every visit. I'm 47 and have had messed up teeth my whole life. My wife jokes and calls me Mr. Ed. My dentist for years has talked about invisaline to cure an overbite and crowded teeth. Well last year I decided enough was enough. I needed my four wisdom teeth removed and survived that nightmare. Next I needed another tooth that was so crooked it had to be taken out.
Well I received my first tray today and with a quick explanation from my dentist who said take the trays out when you eat and try to keep them on for 22 hours a day. They went on easy enough with about two hours of discomfort. I proudly showed them off to my coworkers. Well lunch time came and at 1pm I was strarving. I went into my bathroom and attempted to take the trays off. I had tears in my eyes, drool on my face and took 15 minutes of agony to get the trays off. I eventually stuck a toothpick under one side to pry them off.
Please someone tell me it won't be like this every time. I could stand to loose ten pounds and I feel I will lose the weight quickly for fear of taking these things off.
Well I'm still a baby and the invisalign has...
- 29 Jan 2011
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